Management of HIV-associated tuberculosis in resource-limited settings: a state-of-the-art review

by Stephen D Lawn, Graeme Meintjes, Helen McIlleron et al.
BMC Medicine 2013, 11:253 (2 December 2013)

16 pp. 4.6 MB:
http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1741-7015-11-253.pdf

The HIV-associated TB epidemic is a major challenge to international public health, remaining the most important opportunistic infection in people living with HIV globally. Over the past 10 years, major progress has been achieved in defining guidelines for the optimum case management with a combination of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis, optimally timed ART, and diagnosis and appropriate supportive care for treatment complications. Having defined case management strategies, the ongoing challenge is to further develop effective, comprehensive and sustainable means of delivery through health systems.

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